Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman last week continued his campaign to add $100 million of public funds over the next four years to civil legal services for the poor despite criticism from the governor that the court system is “not participating” in efforts to slash spending to help close a $10 billion state budget gap (NYLJ, Feb. 2).

Addressing about 300 people last Thursday at City University of New York School of Law in Queens, Judge Lippman said he sympathized with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo—but only up to a point.

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